Ethics Violations

Governor David Paterson (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Head Of NY Ethics Panel Resigns

Cherkasky was appointed by Gov. David Paterson in 2009. The agency later recommended $90,000 in civil penalties against Paterson for soliciting and accepting Yankees baseball tickets before belatedly paying for them.

12/10/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Report: Lawyers Leave Rangel Ahead Of Ethics Trial

Rangel faces 13 ethics violations and could be expelled.

10/27/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Rangel Criticizes Obama For ‘Dignity’ Remark

Rep. Charles Rangel has shot back at President Obama’s recent comment that he “end his career with dignity.”

08/24/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel (file)

Rangel Packs ‘Em In At B-Day Bash, Breathes Sigh Of Relief

Despite a growing political scandal, about 800 people attended the birthday bash for embattled Congressman Charles Rangel at The Plaza Hotel on Wednesday night.

08/11/2010

US Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) returns to his office from a vote at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on July, 29, 2010. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Rangel Throwing B-Day Bash, But Who Will Show?

It was supposed to be a huge birthday fund-raising blowout for Congressman Rangel’s 80th. Instead, as CBS 2’s Magee Hickey reports, it’s turning into a huge embarrassment for the troubled Harlem Democrat.

08/11/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-NY, attends a memorial service for the late Pennsylvania Rep. John Murtha in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 3, 2010. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Rangel Tries To Settle Ethics Controversy

Embattled Congressman Charles Rangel reportedly signed a deal to end his messy ethics probe, but House Republicans would not go along with it.

CBS 2–08/08/2010

Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick To Headline Rangel’s Birthday Bash

Singers Dionne Warwick and Chuck Jackson will headline next week’s birthday fundraiser for embattled Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel.

WCBS 880–08/06/2010

Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick To Headline Rangel's Birthday Bash

Singers Dionne Warwick and Chuck Jackson will headline next week’s birthday fundraiser for embattled Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel.

WCBS 880–08/06/2010

Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack (center) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) (right) listen while Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) (left) speaks to the press after a meeting on Capitol Hill July 21, 2010, in Washington, DC.

House Takes Another Hit With Waters Allegation

Another political bombshell has hit the House, as New Yorkers are learning about the latest in the Charlie Rangel ethics investigation.

CBS 2–08/02/2010